U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending May 21 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 163,785,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier. The no change in slaughter compares with a 1-percent increase in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and a 2-percent increase in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in 19 states.

Week endingData from 19 states
Eggs setChicks placedEggs setChicks placedU.S. broilers slaughtered
change fromChange from10 weeks previous7 weeks previous
1 year2 years1 year2 years1 year1 year1 year
– 000 – % % – 000 – % % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – %
May
7 207,943 99 102 173,411 101 102 206,63399170,587100159,05296
14 207,307 98 101 173,805 101 101 208,530101173,852102165,491102
21207,878101172,812102 163,785 100

Note:  Data in bold is subject to weekly revisions.

 

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